This is what the Hydrangea tree looked like this last January. Now picture it a few days later with the branches gone where the ice is. I was sick to my stomach. Mad at my self for not thinking that the ice could break off those branches. Now I know it was all for the best. As you can see by the pictures you can't tell that the branches were ever missing.
Some of the blooms are so large. Bigger than a football. I can't tell if they have a sent or not. There is a Casablanca Lily right there so I don't know if that is what I am smelling or if they have a slight sent.
Wednesday, August 8, 2007
I have lost a couple blooms from the wind but they have been smaller ones on weak stems. The blooms will start turning a brownish pink shortly and will add interest to the front of the house this winter.